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Executive Assistant for the Vice Provost for Academic Resource Management

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Executive VP & Provost
Department: Academic Resource Management
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus
Categories: Administrative / Clerical

Job Description

This position serves as the confidential executive assistant to the Vice Provost for Academic Resource Management. The Executive Assistant works independently and is responsible for all administrative support including but not limited to calendar management, travel, correspondence, management of workflows, resolution of issues, approval of leave by proxy, lease processing, database administration and acts as a liaison for the Vice Provost.  

Required Qualifications

The ability to understand and apply university policies and procedures; a high degree of skill in communication and interpersonal relations; strong organization and coordinative skills, demonstrated experience managing office activities and administrative work; ability to work without close supervision; ability to direct and supervise others; a knowledge and command of word processing principles and methods; experience with Excel spreadsheets; and experience as an executive or administrative assistant in a highly confidential setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous university or higher education experience

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Review Date

May 31, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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